I’ve been looking at this coaching business and we lump all of coaching under the one banner.
What I’ve noticed is there is at least two phases to coaching and you’ve got to understand both, though at some stage they do merge into each other.
The two types are:
Coaching for learning and Coaching for success.
Coaching for learning is to enable your players to gain competence in the skills they need to use.
Once players gain competence in skills then you can coach for success.
To be able to coach for success requires competence in skills and the drills at trainings are more intense and challenging than the games that you play.
Again with all of this, the mindset plays an important part.
Coaching for learning and coaching for success are two paths that do meet